Number of investigated fires, broke out in 2019, has been 2319, ONA reports citing annual statistical information of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Emergency Situations.
It has been noted that 53 people died, 232 people injured during fire cases. Number of people died as a result of the fires is 30 people or 36% less, while the number of injured people is 67 people or 41% more in comparison with 2018.
73 explosion cases were observed in the Republic during 2019 and it is 4 occurrences or 6% more than 2018. 12 people died and 103 injured during explosions.